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Madrid is not only the capital but also capital of the province and autonomous community of Madrid.

Important points include the famous cultural and tourist Prado Museum, Thyssen Bornemisza Museum, Reina Sofia Art Center (where Pablo Picasso's Guernica is), Cason del Buen Retiro, the Royal Palace, the Templo Debod, Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, the Puerta del Sol , Parque de Retiro, and Chueca, the gay district.

Madrid is administratively divided into 21 districts, which in turn in different neighborhoods.

Other nearby towns are popular for day trips from Madrid, including Toledo, Segovia, Ávila, Aranjuez, Alcalá de Henares, the monastery and palace complex of El Escorial and Santa Cruz del Valle de los caída.

Madrid is known for its night life and its dance. For Madrid it is not uncommon to dance all night, then morning to go to work. The night life called "the movida, flourished after the death of Franco.

Madrid Barajas International Airport is served. Despite the town's population of about four million (Madrid or Madrid) madrilenian subway is one of the most extensive and rapidly growing networks in the world underground.

Escorialul monastery in Madrid in 1984 were included in the UNESCO world cultural heritage list.

In central Madrid, the Plaza de Castilla, is four skyscrapers with heights ranging between 250 and 236 meters.

Although not yet found human fossils were discovered more tools, especially around Arganda del Rey and Manzanares, proving the existence of human communities in the river terraces, at the current location of the city.

Conquest, colonization and pacification of the Iberian peninsula, made the Roman Empire lasted almost 200 years of the Second Punic War until 27 BC, when peace took place north of the peninsula, and its organization into three provinces. Region of Madrid is part of today's match Tarraconensis.

Although it is possible that during the Roman domination, the territory was occupied by only Madrid rural settlements, taking advantage of the situation as a center of communication and resource wealth, there is evidence suggesting the existence of a settlement town, around the coast road and river Segoviei Manzanares. Recently it was discovered a Visigoth basilica, near the church Santa Maria de la Almudena. The existence of a sedentary population in Madrid is supported by two Visigothic necropolis of ancient colony of Vallellano Count. In the old medieval city center has found a stone inscribed with the legend "MIN.N. BOKATUS. INDIGNVS. PRS. IMO / ET Tertio. Regno. DOMNO. RVD. / MI. REGVM. ERA DCCXXXV ", whose meaning is unclear, but suggests the existence of a stable population since the seventh century.




Madrid | Madrid is not only the capital but also capital of the province and autonomous community of Madrid.

Important points include the famous cultural and tourist Prado Museum, Thyssen Bornemisza Museum, Reina Sofia Art Center (where Pablo Picasso's Guernica is), Cason del Buen Retiro, the Royal Palace, the Templo Debod, Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, the Puerta del Sol , Parque de Retiro, and Chueca, the gay district

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Top hotels in Madrid

Petit Palace Preciados, Madrid

Petit Palace Preciados

Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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Ac Carlton By Marriott, Madrid

Ac Carlton By Marriott

Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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Mercure Centro Lope De Vega, Madrid

Mercure Centro Lope De Vega

   Score 9.6/10 out of 1 reviews

Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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Avenida Gran Via, Madrid

Avenida Gran Via

Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Hotel Intur Palacio San Martin, Madrid

    Hotel Intur Palacio San Martin

       Score 9.1/10 out of 1 reviews

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Negresco Gran Via Hotel, Madrid

    Negresco Gran Via Hotel

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Hotel Anaco, Madrid

    Hotel Anaco

       Score 10/10 out of 1 reviews

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Hotel Nuevo Madrid, Madrid

    Hotel Nuevo Madrid

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Hotel Puerta America, Madrid

    Hotel Puerta America  

       Score 9.4/10 out of 1 reviews

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Hotel Shs Aeropuerto, Madrid

    Hotel Shs Aeropuerto

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Hotel Ac Atocha By Marriott, Madrid

    Hotel Ac Atocha By Marriott

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Hotel Nh Madrid Ribera Del Manzanares, Madrid

    Hotel Nh Madrid Ribera Del Manzanares

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Melia Castilla Hotel, Madrid

    Melia Castilla Hotel

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Neomagna Madrid, Madrid

    Neomagna Madrid

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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    Hostal Residencia Lido, Madrid

    Hostal Residencia Lido

       Score 8.6/10 out of 1 reviews

    Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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      City House Florida Norte, Madrid

      City House Florida Norte  

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      Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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      The Walt Madrid, Madrid

      The Walt Madrid

      Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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        7 Islas, Madrid

        7 Islas

        Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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        Petit Palace Plaza Espana, Madrid

        Petit Palace Plaza Espana

        Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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          Madrid Centro Managed By Melia, Madrid

          Madrid Centro Managed By Melia

          Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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          Regina, Madrid

          Regina

          Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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          Arosa, Madrid

          Arosa

          Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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          Regente, Madrid

          Regente

          Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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          Hotel Tryp Chamberi, Madrid

          Hotel Tryp Chamberi

          Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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            Petit Palace Opera, Madrid

            Petit Palace Opera

            Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

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            Clients remarks about Madrid


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            Stamin Nicoleta , couple 09/08/2019DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            Superb orașul Madrid!Este locul unde m as întoarce cu plăcere oricînd!Sper sa mai am ocazia!




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            Renata Tucudeanu, group of friends 03/21/2019DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            Superb Madridul.




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            Foarte frumos.




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            Gavan Gheorghe, couple 06/03/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            Madrid. Sunt atât de multe de văzut și admirat că îți trebuie minim 6 zile să iți faci o idee de ceea ce reprezintă Madridul.




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            Isabela, couple 03/28/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            Superb!




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            ALEXANDRA MOCANU, couple 12/09/2016DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            Un oras mare in care ai ce sa vizitezi




            Royal Palace

            Royal Palace

            Community of Madrid, SpainPalacio Real or Royal Palace is the largest and certainly one of the most impressive palaces in Europe. He has over 2,000 rooms decorated in the most luxurious as possible, 50 of which can be visited. It is located in the east of the historic center of Madrid and very close to Plaza de Espana.

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            Puerta del Sol

            Puerta Del Sol

            Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza Puerta del Sol is the perfect starting point for exploring the city of Madrid. This bustling market, is centrally located one of the liveliest places in town.

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            Plaza Mayor

            Plaza Mayor

            Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza Mayor, a large square in the center of Madrid is very popular among tourists and locals alike. Market has a rectangular uniform architecture, very similar to market Vosges in Paris.

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            Prado Museum

            Prado Museum

            Community of Madrid, SpainCarlos III of Spain, who reigned between 1759 and 1788, that Madrid wanted to have goals and museums as important as other major European capitals. So he started to pick up beautiful buildings, museums and other attractions in a bid to help the Spanish capital to compete with other cities such as Rome, Paris or London.

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            Plaza de Cibeles

            Plaza De Cibeles

            Community of Madrid, SpainThe market of the many beautiful squares in Madrid is the Plaza de Cibeles. Crowded market is surrounded by majestic buildings.

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            Parque del Retiro

            Parque Del Retiro

            Community of Madrid, SpainParque del Buen Retiro is the most popular park in Madrid. It can be very crowded especially on weekends when families come to Madrid for a ride through the park and musicians, painters, fortune tellers, jugglers and street artists animate the crowd.

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            Templo of Debod

            Templo Of Debod

            Community of Madrid, SpainIn Parque in Montana, the city is located near the center of one of the most surprising sights in Madrid, the Templo Debod. This authentic Egyptian temple was built in the fourth century BC Debod village, located 15 km from Aswan. Debod Temple was dedicated to the gods Amon and Isis.

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            Gran Via

            Gran Via

            Community of Madrid, SpainThe only street that should not be missed on a trip to Madrid is the Gran Via, a veritable exhibition of 20th century architecture. This street is full of life and one of the most important shopping areas of the city. Also, there are also plenty of hotels and cinemas. But what makes it special is the street's architectural design of large buildings. One ride on a crowded street must not forget to head higher from time to time to admire the lavish decorations of the most important 'Edificios'.

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            Queen Sofia National Museum

            Queen Sofia National Museum

            Community of Madrid, SpainQueen Sofia Arts Center (Centro de Arte Reina Sofia) offers visitors an insight into 20th century art. The building hosting the Queen Sofia Art Center, called the Queen Sofia National Museum has a long history.

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            Puerta de Alcala

            Puerta De Alcala

            Community of Madrid, SpainIn the middle plaza called Plaza de la Independencia is located one of the most popular tourist attractions in Madrid: Puerta de Alcala - Alcala Gate.

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            Arco de la Victoria

            Arco De La Victoria

            Community of Madrid, SpainIn the Moncola Plaza, near Park Oeste even close to downtown, there is a big triumphal arch, the Arco de la Victoria - Victoria acre.

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            Almudena Cathedral

            Almudena Cathedral

            Community of Madrid, SpainAlmudena Cathedral in Madrid needed more than 100 years to be built. It was finally consecrated by Pope John Paul II in 1993.

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            Palacio de Santa Cruz

            Palacio De Santa Cruz

            Community of Madrid, SpainPalace Santa Cruz is one of the best examples of Madrid's Habsburg architecture. Building with two towers of red brick is located in Plaza de la Province, close to Plaza Mayor, Madrid city center during the Habsburg rule.

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            Plaza de Espana

            Plaza De Espana

            Community of Madrid, SpainPlaza de Espana is one of the largest and most important square in Madrid. One sunny summer day is filled with vendors, tourists and locals. Market is located at the end of the gorgeous Gran Via, one of the busiest streets in Madrid. Green Square is surrounded by streets, yet is still a very relaxing place during daytime. A large fountain and a beautiful statue honoring him the Spanish writer Cervantes adorn the square.

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            AZCA

            Azca

            Community of Madrid, SpainAZCA, business center of Madrid is a district located along the grand boulevard Paseo de la Castellana madrilenian north of downtown.

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